Weekend Roundup + Quick thoughts on ‘The Founder’ (2017)

Hello all, happy last week of January! Well, it's another hectic week… as some of you know if you read this post, I have my work cut out for me now that I've embarked on my first short film project! Well, suffice to say I barely have time to blog these days, so sorry for …

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Guest Review: Patriots Day (2017)

Directed By: Peter Berg Written By: Peter Berg, Matt Cook and Joshua Zetumer Runtime: 2 hrs 13 minutes Watching Patriots Day is a stressful experience, but not for the reasons I expected. I expected it to be hard to watch because it is a retelling of a violent moment in recent American history, but instead I was …

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Guest Review: JACKIE (2016)

Directed By: Pablo Larraín Written By: Noah Oppenheim Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Great Gerwig, John Hurt Runtime: 1 hr 40 minutes History and drama often make awkward bedfellows as you might find in the bio-pic Jackie (2016). The assassination of JFK is one of the defining moments of the 20th century and any dramatization of the immediate …

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Guest Review: SPLIT (2017)

Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan Written By: M. Night Shyamalan Runtime: 1 hr 57 minutes M. Night Shyamalan has struggled over the years to regain his early 2000’s glory. From a movie about trees compelling people commit suicide, to a horrible adaptation of a beloved animated series, several of his more recent films have been flops. …

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A quick blog update… and my first script reading session

Happy Monday everyone! As you might've noticed, I haven't been blogging much. Well, this weekend I caught a nasty cold… y'know, the constant sneezing, runny nose, etc. Luckily I don't have a fever or cough but still it sucks and my nose is raw as I forgot to buy Kleenex w/ lotion on them :\

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FlixChatter Review: Martin Scorsese’ SILENCE (2016)

To close out his trilogy of religious theme film that includes The Last Temptation of Christ and Kundun, Martin Scorsese has spent over 20 years on trying to bring his latest picture to the big screen. Based on the novel by Shusaku Endo and technically a remake of a Japanese film that was directed by …

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Guest Review: ELLE (2016)

Directed By: Paul Verhoeven Written By: David Birke Runtime: 2 hrs 10 minutes The women’s film genre covers the spectrum of feminine empowerment to absolute degradation and several can be read both ways. Elle (2016) is an ambivalent film that can be read as a tale of self-assertion or, equally valid, about victimhood, transgressive sexuality and gender …

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FlixChatter Review: Hidden Figures (2016)

Directed by: Theodore Melfi Written by: Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi Runtime: 2 hrs 7 minutes Hollywood loves BOAT, that is, films Based On a True Story, and few are as overdue yet timely as Hidden Figures. Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, it tells the story of a team of African-American …

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FlixChatter Review: SING (2016)

Directed by Garth Jennings, Christophe L0urdelet | Written by Garth Jennings Featuring the voices of: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Seth McFarlane, John C. Reilly, Taron Edgerton The end of the year holiday season is always prime for finding movies kids can go to. After all, school’s out, and they need things to do to hold their …

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